CT Scan

What is a CT Scan and Why Would I Need One for Dental Implants? Having dental implants is a major dental procedure that requires a careful assessment of the condition of your jaw bone and teeth. Here you’ll find all the information you’ll need about CT scans and why they are a necessary step for …

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Nonspecialty Areas in Dentistry

While dentistry has its many specialties such as Orthodontics, Endodontics and Periodontics, there are also many other categories of dentistry that a nonspecialist dentist may focus on. These can include areas such as: – Implantology – focusing on providing dental implants – Occlusion – treating patients with dental bite issues – Restorative/Operative Dentistry – restoring …

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Pediatric Dentistry

A Pediatric Dentist specializes in the treatment and prevention of certain dental issues of children. Although most General Dentists treat children, a Pedodontist will have completed 2 or more years of postdoctoral education in Pediatric Dentistry. Routine dental problems in children are often performed by General Dentists, but there are certain situations where the knowledge …

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Orthodontics

An Orthodontist is a dentist that specializes in treating the appearance and alignment of teeth, and correcting bite issues. While General Dentists and Pediatric Dentists are able to correct most cases of crooked and misaligned teeth, an Orthodontist will have had at least 2 years of postdoctoral education in this area. This means they specialize …

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Oral Pathology

Because the teeth and gums are incredibly complicated and complex structures, there are many types of disease that can occur in the mouth. Sometimes, an Oral Pathologist is needed to identify the disease to help determine the most suitable treatment. An Oral Pathologist is a dentist who has at least 2 years of postdoctoral education …

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Endodontist

While a General Dentists sees to the majority of your dental needs, an Endodontist specializes in treating teeth where the dental pulp (inner tissue of a tooth) has become diseased. Dental school graduates are considered General Dentists, and may choose to continue practicing General Dentistry. However, those that develop an interest in diagnosing and treating …

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General Dentist

A General Dentist is usually your primary dental care provider who diagnoses and treats your immediate and long-term oral health care needs. After graduating from dental school, all dentists are considered General Dentists. They may then choose to specialize in a certain area of interest to them, such as Endodontics (the treatment of teeth with …

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Crowns

If you have a tooth or teeth that has broken, deteriorated or in need of repair for any other reason, then you may need a dental crown. Crowns are used to restore the original size and shape of a tooth while giving it more strength and improving its appearance. What is a crown? A dental …

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Periodontitis

Periodontitis, or gum disease as it more commonly known, is a condition that affects almost everyone to some degree throughout their lives. Many people ignore the signs of gum disease, but it can ultimately lead to loss of one, several, or all teeth. Although children are affected much less than adults, periodontitis is just as …

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KoR Teeth Whitening

Have your teeth lost the brightness they once had? If so, Modern Family Dentists LLC can help you get a whiter, brighter smile using KoR teeth whitening technology. Widely recognised as the leading tooth whitening system, KoR works much differently to other tooth color restoration procedures. By actually penetrating the tooth itself, rather than simply …

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Bruxism Treatments

If you have frequent headaches and jaw pain with no obvious cause, then bruxism may be to blame. Bruxism, a condition marked by teeth grinding and jaw clenching typically affects around 8% of adults, but up to 30% of adults may be affected in their lifetime. Many people may not even be aware they are …

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Dermal Fillers

A life of laughter can affect the skin around your mouth, making it loose and creased. If you want to lose any unwanted wrinkles and regain your youthful appearance, then dermal fillers may be the option for you. Dermal fillers can help smooth out any facial creases, helping your skin to look younger and brighter. …

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Composite Fillings

For those needing dental fillings but still want a natural-looking smile, composite fillings may be the answer. While dental fillings are not unusual, the materials used can vary greatly, with each having their own pros and cons. Traditionally, a single metal such as gold, or amalgam – a mixture of metals, was used to fill …

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Pediatric Dentistry

Your child’s teeth are just as important as their adult teeth, and here at Modern Family Dentists LLC we can provide the expert pediatric dentistry and attention they deserve. What is pediatric dentistry? Pediatric dentistry is the dedicated care of oral health of children between infancy – when the first teeth come through, and adolescence …

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Mouth Guards

If you suffer from jaw pain, it could be caused by bruxism (grinding your teeth), TMJ (soreness of your ‘chewing’ muscles), or indeed a whole host of other possible reasons. Here at Modern Family Dentists LLC, we can find out the cause and offer a variety of treatments to ease your pain and have your …

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Prophylaxis

Although it looks and sounds like a big scary word, prophylaxis is actually just the technical term for ‘prevention is better than cure’. In dental terms, this means having your teeth cleaned regularly to prevent plaque and tartar buildup that can damage your teeth and gums. Daily brushing and flossing is important, but regular dental …

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Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers have a variety of uses, including smoothing wrinkles, lifting brows, and giving you an overall younger and revitalized look. The stereotype that anyone with dermal fillers has an unnatural looking face, is simply not true. At Modern Family Dentists, we work with you to give you the look you desire, and we use …

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Botox treatment

Botox is developed using Botulinum toxin type A. Botox treatment can help slow the development of further wrinkles in the face, as well as smooth out existing ones. If you are interested in getting rid of lines or creases in your face that make you feel less confident, Botox might be a great option for …

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